Dáil Éireann - Volume 432 - 17 June, 1993

Written Answers. - Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme.

23. Miss Quill asked the Minister for Justice her views on whether there is a need to provide a more effective and properly financed criminal injuries scheme for prison officers; and if she will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Justice (Mrs. Geoghegan-Quinn): I am satisfied that the criminal injuries compensation scheme provides an effective means of dealing with the issue of compensation for injuries criminally inflicted on prison officers.